Races, roads and roofs occupy Charlotte Selectboard

by Robin Reid The meeting held on Oct. 6 eliminates the meeting previously scheduled for Oct. 13. Racevermont.com Rayne Herzog presented the schedule of events for Racevermont.com, noting that the July 5 event is rescheduled for June 28 and there are further races scheduled for Aug. 16 and Sept. 12. Recreation Commission Chair Bill Fraser-Harris… Read More »

Hinesburg Selectboard holds first public water bond meeting Oct. 6: Development Review Board positions filled

by Margery Sharp Forty community members attended Monday’s meeting to hear Selectboard Chair Jon Trefry open the first of three public informational meetings describing the proposed water supply and treatment bond of 1.5 million, which will be voted on Nov. 4. Current and future connected users will pay the project’s total cost, which will have… Read More »

Woozy in Wonderland

Woozy in Wonderland

by Rebecca Foster When Alice fell down the rabbit hole, her reality became alternately hysterically funny and terrifying. “She ate a little bit,” wrote Lewis Carroll of Alice, “and said anxiously to herself, ‘which way? which way?’ holding her hand on the top of her head to feel which way it was growing.” Up or… Read More »

The taste of fall

The taste of fall

By Sadie Williams Do you feel like you’ve tasted it all? These local restaurants will rev up your taste buds with their fall specials. Date night, anyone? Barkeaters’ Chef Barbara Cote works magic with her Pork Osso Buco, a slow braised pork shank nestled on a bed of mascarpone risotto with spinach, caramelized apples and… Read More »

Charlotte Library News

Charlotte Library News

Charlotte library conducts online survey. Community input is essential The Charlotte library will be conducting an online survey to find out how patrons use the library’s computers and internet connection and how this service has made a positive impact on their lives starting Oct. 6 through Oct. 20. This information will help the library improve… Read More »

Burlington welcomes home schooner Lois McClure

Burlington welcomes home schooner Lois McClure

Have you met Lois McClure? If so, you’d probably remember her, and if not, you’ll have the opportunity to do so soon.  The 88 foot schooner belonging to the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum will return to her home on the Burlington waterfront at Perkins Pier on Friday, Oct. 4. People can board the schooner on… Read More »

Library News

Library News

Impact Survey:  We need your feedback!  Please don’t forget to fill out an Impact Survey, either online or on paper.  You can visit our website, www.charlottepubliclibrary.org, or stop by the library for a hard copy. Please Note: The Library will be closed Thursday, Oct. 2 for a staff in-service day. Kids & Family Programs: Monday,… Read More »

Local landscaper discusses winter gardening on Oct. 1

Local landscaper discusses winter gardening on Oct. 1

Landscape designer and writer Judith Irven of North Country Reflections in Goshen, Vt., will lead a presentation at the UVM Horticulture Farm in South Burlington Wednesday, Oct. 1, from 6-8pm. Her talk, “White Magic in Your Garden,” will focus on how to look at the building blocks of a winter garden using plants to showcase… Read More »